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2010-08-05 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (Nasdaq: FDML) has introduced a convenient online catalog, available at www.GetANCO.mobi, that enables users of smart phones, iPads and other mobile electronic devices to quickly and easily identify the right ANCO® wiper blades for their vehicles. ANCO wipers, "The Clearest Choice in Wiper Blades(TM), are available through thousands of automotive parts stores and other retail locations across...

2010-06-08 14:59:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal-Mogul Corporation's (Nasdaq: FDML) Bayonet Connection System for flat blade wipers has emerged as the choice in premium wiper blade technology. The innovative flat blade system enables vehicle manufacturers to deliver a superior wiping solution that is extremely effective and easily installed by automotive professionals and consumers alike. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100608/DE17793 ) (Photo:...

2010-06-07 04:30:00

DENVER, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Trico Products, a global leader in windshield wiper blades, has renewed its search engine optimization (SEO), email communication and website analytics programs with conversion-driven marketing agency 90octane. The two have partnered since 2005. The programs use search trending data to identify new opportunities and target customers with seasonal email broadcasts. In addition, Trico has contracted 90octane for video optimization with the goal of increasing...

2010-02-25 09:07:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millions of consumers who are looking for the right replacement parts to help ensure improved vehicle performance, reliability and safety in the face of current economic conditions can now rely on several special offers available through Federal-Mogul Corporation's (Nasdaq: FDML) innovative "Smart Choice(TM)" campaign. Designed to reinforce the message that longer lasting, better performing replacement products are today's best option...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

YONKERS, NY, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most of us don't like surprises when it comes to our cars, especially the kind that leave us stranded on the highway in bad weather. In the magazine's Annual Auto Issue, the editors of Consumer Reports provide advice on how to avoid unwelcome surprises like blowouts, dead batteries, blown fuses, and broken drive belts, and suggest how to deal with them if they do happen. Titled "Unwelcome Surprises," the complete story is available in...

2010-01-07 10:47:00

WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Planalytics Inc. announced today that Pylon Manufacturing Corporation, a leading marketer of wiper blades for the automotive aftermarket, has subscribed to its Business Weather Intelligence® Platform. Pylon is utilizing Planalytics' Consumer Insights(SM) service to analyze and project weather's impact on wiper blade demand on a weekly basis for locations across the U.S. and Canada. "Weather has a very direct impact on our business....

2009-10-27 08:27:00

As part of AAA Car Care Month, motor club warns foregoing maintenance and needed repairs can put drivers, passengers and those in surrounding vehicles in danger ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Disregarding maintenance on your vehicle can definitely result in costly repairs. However, AAA reminds motorists that ignoring their vehicle's upkeep also can put them, their passengers and others on the road in danger. "Some motorists have cut back on maintenance or put off...

2009-10-22 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23: WINDSHIELD WIPERS Profile America -- Friday, October 23rd. Can you imagine having to reach outside to clear your windshield when it rains or snows? That's just what people had to do in the early days of the automobile. A young woman from Alabama named Mary Anderson noticed...

2009-10-20 09:59:00

Fall Car Care Month in October is also National Headlight Safety Month BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fall Car Care Month in October is the perfect time for a safety inspection of your vehicle's lights and wipers, according to the Car Care Council. "As the days get shorter, it's important to make sure your vehicle can be seen by others and your visibility is not compromised," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "During normal driving, you may...

2009-10-20 08:02:00

As part of AAA Car Care Month, the motor club reminds motorists to attend to frequently overlooked maintenance items when preparing their vehicles for winter weather ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When there is a chill in the air, it's time for motorists to prepare their vehicles for the upcoming cold-weather season, AAA says. There are key components that frequently come to mind when thinking of winter car care such as antifreeze and the vehicle's battery. But there...


Latest Windscreen wiper Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 19:52:11

The windshield wiper is a device used to clear rain and debris from a windshield. Almost every major vehicle is equipped with wipers, and most of the time they are a legal requirement. The wiper usually consists of an arm that pivots at one end with a long rubber blade attached to the other. The blade swings back and forth over the glass clearing water from the surface. Usually the speed can be adjusted with several different speeds. Most autos have two synchronized radial type arms, while...

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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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